• About Artis.

Artis Trade Invest is a speciality finance entity incorporated in Liechtenstein specialising in trade finance solutions with a primary focus and expertise in helping European small and medium size businesses (SMEs) trade with global markets.

Our specialist investment team has years of capital markets and trade advisory experience, with a high-performing track record of working across global markets, delivering strong, predictable performance for investors.

  • In-house facilitation of execution, risk management and extensive due diligence process.
  • A team with a wealth of trade finance experience gained at global institutions including J. Safra Sarasin, Jacobs Suchard, Sullivan and UBS.
  • Led by partners with years of experience in private credit and short-term investment strategies.
  • Substantial know-how of speciality markets including Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
  • Established and long-lasting relationships with local and regional suppliers, producers, and merchants.
  • Experts in challenging market conditions and bringing stability to volatile trade finance markets.

Leadership.

Founded by Andreas Schweitzer, Artis was born from over 10 years of experience in trade finance and facilitation in some of the world’s most challenging markets.

Andreas Schweitzer

Managing Director

Andreas is the Managing Director and Founder of Arjan Capital Ltd and Artis Trade Invest with 30 years’…
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Maryam Zohourianrad

Operations Director

Maryam oversees operational activities across Artis Trade Invest and Arjan Capital. Holding an MBA from Aston…
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Lanna Grigoryan

Money Laundering Reporting Officer

Lanna is Artis Trade Invest and Arjan Capital’s MLRO, having joined the company in 2016. An experienced…
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Andreas is the Managing Director and Founder of Arjan Capital Ltd and Artis Trade Invest with 30 years’ experience in finance. His career spans funds, trade finance and corporate advisory roles. He has worked at J. Safra Sarasin and Jacobs Suchard (now Kraft General Foods) among others. With expertise in assisting European companies to execute their strategies and trades with emerging and frontier markets, Andreas has the specialist knowledge to facilitate complex trades whilst delivering strong returns.

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Maryam oversees operational activities across Artis Trade Invest and Arjan Capital. Holding an MBA from Aston Business School and with wide-ranging experience in operations, sales and marketing within multiple sectors, Maryam provides expert planning and direction, so the business runs efficiently, and we deliver value to our investors and clients.

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Lanna is Artis Trade Invest and Arjan Capital’s MLRO, having joined the company in 2016. An experienced compliance and operations manager with an MBA from Imperial College Business School, majoring in Investment Management, Lanna has previously worked at the IFC (part of the World Bank Group) in Washington DC and is also Head of Operations and Compliance at Sturgeon Capital, an investment management firm based in London.

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Credit committee.

Alexander Jones

Alexander has a wealth of experience in financial services, having spent over 35 years in the sector. A risk…
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Juerg Mueller

Juerg brings further expertise to our risk and investment committee. With a background in Economics, Juerg…
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Urs Bruegger

Urs is an investment manager with a proven track record of accomplishing positive above-market return over…
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Alexander has a wealth of experience in financial services, having spent over 35 years in the sector. A risk and investment committee member, providing expert insight and intimate knowledge of structuring trade finance operations, derived from a diverse background including the formation and sale of multiple financial institutions, alongside board roles at global organisations such as N.M. Rothschild London, Jardin Matheson and The ECU Group PLC.

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Juerg brings further expertise to our risk and investment committee. With a background in Economics, Juerg holds a master’s degree from the University of St. Gallen and has extensive experience across a broad spectrum of financial institutions, including institutional asset management at a Geneva private bank, alternative investments at a major Swiss bank and private financial consultancy. In 2000, he set up his own consulting and asset management company, WM Weibel Mueller AG.

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Urs is an investment manager with a proven track record of accomplishing positive above-market return over the long term. An investment management professional, economist & monetarist with more than 30 years of experience, Urs has a substantial background in private and public equity, debt and derivatives markets.

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